summer butterflies

Papilio-polyxenes-photo-4

In our bramble and berry beds we have a lot of volunteer milkweed. Generally we let it flower – as it is a favorite of monarchs, our honeybees, bumblebees, and all sorts of pollinators.

Today we found a beautiful Black Swallowtail butterfly, Papilio polyxenes. The photo above are from the Massachusetts Butterfly Club – check out this species here.

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